The Virtual Reality Film Partnership with The Rogue Initiative Commences Principal Photography March 4th
LOS ANGELES - 3/2/17 - Director Ilya Rozhkov (Sabre Dance) has inked a deal to work in collaboration with leading VR Studio, The Rogue Initiative, (known for its recent partnership with Michael Bay from an original IP) to bring together cinematic storytelling and the immersion of virtual reality technology. Rozhkov will direct and produce Agent Emerson, with award-winning producers Cathy Twigg and Pete Blumel of The Rogue Initiative. They have cast Kick-Ass franchise star Lyndsy Fonseca as the female lead, who will be joined by award-winning actor Tony Denison (Major Crimes) as ‘The General.’ Agent Emerson serves as the pilot for the original content VR series, Identity Experience. Principal Photography commences March 4th in Louisiana and then completes shooting in Los Angeles.
The Rogue Initiative Releases New Trailer and Screenshots for Fantasy VR Title Showcasing at GDC
LOS ANGELES – February 28, 2017 – The Rogue Initiative, a full spectrum production studio specializing in cinematic, interactive virtual reality, film, television and games, today announced that they will debut the trailer for their VR experience Crowe: The Drowned Armory in San Francisco at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), March 1-3, in the Minkonet booth. (South Hall, 1142)
Sanrio Entertainment expects to cut costs and delivery times in half for VR applications built on the InstaVR platform
San Francisco, CA – February 28, 2017 - InstaVR, Inc., a virtual reality (VR) authoring, publishing, and analysis company, announced today that Sanrio Entertainment Co., Ltd., which operates Sanrio Puroland, selected InstaVR for VR content production.
Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – February 23, 2017 (PST) – gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games today announced that the ongoing crossover event with the hit anime franchise Puella Magi Madoka Magica in the global version of Phantom of the Kill now features an additional character, Devil Homura, from PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA THE MOVIE-Rebellion-.
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 23, 2017) – Today, SQUARE ENIX® released the first major version update for the critically acclaimed free-to-play FINAL FANTASY® mobile RPG adventure FINAL FANTASY® BRAVE EXVIUS®. The title’s largest update yet features a new story arc, a new Esper and gameplay improvements that will benefit both new and veteran players.
TOKYO and SAN FRANCISCO – February 23, 2017 – THE KING OF FIGHTERS returns to Brave Frontier for a second collaboration round from now till March 15th, delighting fans of the prominent fighting game.
LOS ANGELES (February 1, 2017) – Today, Square Enix® released a new video giving an inside look at the collaboration with multi-platinum recording artist and actress Ariana Grande. The video showcases the process of creating the FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS remix of Ariana Grande’s hit 2016 song “Touch It,” and also includes the full-length recording of the song, which can be viewed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/31FuLlBBm4Y.
“Dangerous Woman Tour” In-Game Event Launches Alongside New Video Featuring Remixed Version of “Touch It”
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2016) -- FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS, the free-to-play FINAL FANTASY® adventure for mobile devices, kicks off its spectacular in-game collaboration event with internationally renowned artist and actress Ariana Grande today. Through February 2, all players will be able to acquire “Dangerous Ariana,” the Ariana Grande-inspired character exclusively designed for FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS, by completing the “Dangerous Woman Tour” event stage on Easy difficulty. Also available through this event are various pieces of equipment specifically for Dangerous Ariana to equip and use in battle.
Four final teams will compete in the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals on January 27-28 in San Antonio for a piece of a $100,000 prize pool
BURBANK, Calif. - January 18, 2017 - Next Generation Esports (NGE) today announced that the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals would be brought to PAX Arena, in partnership with Twitch. The event will take place across the first two days of PAX Arena at PAX South 2017 in San Antonio. PAX South tickets are available for purchase today.
Cupertino, CA – January 17, 2017 -- SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, is announcing its broad-reaching 2017 partnership with ESL and DreamHack, two of the top esports tournament organizers in the world. ESL's mega events like ESL One and the Intel Extreme Masters series, DreamHack’s DreamLeague, DreamHack ASTRO Open and DreamHack Masters reach over 50 million global esports fans of competitive games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL) and Dota 2, and bring together the best of the best esports teams and players in the world.